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back to the early days in the first 20 years when we were primarily a grantmaker making grants to low-cal practitioners and policymakers. i started this program about four years, five years ago now, i think, time flies, to really bring in members of our marshall memorial fellowship network of which david chiu is one of our alumni. some of our past grantees and also the next crop of practitioners and local civic leaders who are really looking to change their home communities by looking abroad or looking to other cities to see what other cities are doing well and how that might be imported back home or translated back home. so the comparative dom particular policy program works primarily in the 25 cities that doug mentioned, but not exclusively in those cities. we really are looking for some of the best practices in education and workforce development, in integration of diverse populations and affordability and quality of life issues in cities and regions and also -- and sustainability, in which encompasses a broad range of things. it's primarily environmental sustainability. the overarchin
to really to go at the low-cal level and convince people why it's good to have those new infrastructureses. this is one of the typical, in old belgium towns you would find it now, it's the flow of cycling. it's what you do if you have a one-way road and you make it accessible for cyclists. we knew at the federal level, at belgium level that this regulation was coming up and in parallel in the brussels parliament, we voted a law if you will implement this new belgium law of accepting cycling on those one-way streets, if you do that within two years' time, we will finance half of the cost to do so. and that was a regional law who was, in fact, encouraging putting the federal law into practice and that's how come that you will see in almost every one way street like you see there on the left that cyclists are admitted. on the right hand, you have example of lines and i have seen that already here as well. as a cyclist, i like the advanced stoplights and i make much use of it. i was already one of those cyclists who was contraflow cycling. it's a good thing and i can tell my kids that it's all
. this was going to be an abbreviated 48 game season. the sharks' first game in cal gahry one -- calgary one week from today. >>> a local school being disinfected this weekend after dozens of students got sick in could not croft -- could contra costa county. it includes vomiting, dire rae and -- diarrhea and stomach pain. classes will be held tomorrow, though. >>> in the north bay, authorities in petaluma have identified the body of a man found in a recycling center. the sonoma county schaefers office says the body -- sheriff's office says the body was found by an employee early friday afternoon. investigators say there's no obvious signs of trauma to the body but they are calling the death suspicious. they say it looks as though the body was in the dumpster that was then emptyied into a recycling truck. an autopsy is expected on monday. >>> among the bay area three biggest cities, san francisco had the most significant increase in homicides last year and yesterday a memorial walk was held in honor of those murder victims. there were 68 homicides in
th a maddie the restoration of the cal fate and islam's place in the world and in order to achieve that as they have been saying for the last year for example the destruction of israel is the beginning of the redemption of humanity. is that nationalism speak sng is that national interest speak sng the other society trying to pretend that somehow the iranian regime is cold and calculating. then why is it risking everything by supplying arms to hezbollah and hamas? how does that promote the iranian national interest to involve itself in the civil war in syria where they are becoming hated by the sunni arabs because they are arming and protecting an and even sending revolutionary guards into syria to kill imprison and to torture sunni muslims trying to achieve freedom in syria? no. this is a highly ideologically driven regime and at the top of its ideological and theological list is the anileation of israel. and our opponents are saying it's rhetoric. this is a nation only interested in its own interests. >> let's come back on this critical point of what's the most recent conflict bet
of the respective responsibilities as you all know, each have had public service. dave from this debacle the. cal from the state of california and tom in the administration's epa. keenly involved particularly from a manufacturing perspective and insight of oil and natural gas. and last but certainly not least, our friend general jim jones. general, would you please stand. [applause] i think many of you know the general well. he probably needs no introduction, a former national security advisor to the president. a very distinguished career in military service throughout the world. and today, has a consulting group that also works with a bipartisan policy center which will be releasing next month i believe a significant contribution to the energy debate. so let's give everyone a round of applause, particularly our head table today, for being here among us. [applause] with the newly elected congress and administration that has now started its second term, we stand on the threshold of a new year. one that presents tremendous opportunities to move forward to build our economy and to create the jobs fo
more will come. >> sit your position when hagel was squept cal on iran, was that then and this is now irrelevant? >> those are descriptions of the position that is are slightly skewed by the current debate. the fact is on saxes senator hagel supported an aggressive sanctions rejoim against iran and he wrote about the need to continue to isolate and pressure iran through sanctions. >> [indiscernible] >> there is the approach that president obama has taken which has been more effective and multilateral in nature and more effect toif iran and there are individual votes you can isolate and say represent the whole which they do not. the fact is senator hagel supports a sanctions regime against iran and as secretary of defense he will implement the president's policies including his very aggressive approach for sanctioning iran with regard to its nuclear program. >> again 12340r's hagel record is exemplary on all of these issues and he will i'mshire when these opportunity to have a confirmation hearing be asked a lot of questions about his views on policies. fundamentally what is important
, i think that's moved up based on redistricting. why didn't you vote for it? >> on the if is cal cliff? >> yes, on the -- >> the bill we just passed? >> yes, the band-aid bill. >> well, first off it was a made for tv drama, we shouldn't have been there in the first place, but you know, my big stumbling block was in that bill, there was a turning off of the sequester. the sequester are the automatic across the board cuts passed in august of 2011 in order to pass the last debt ceiling bill. and apparently people thought it was okay to turn that off going into this year, but unfortunately it's turned off for two months and we're right back about in the soup with another debt ceiling deal. how are we ever going to get out of this conundrum if we don't at some point start paying the money we promised to pay. >> you just said something. how are we going to get out of this conundrum. according to an op-ed by mr. stephen moore, the president doesn't believe there's a problem. do you believe that the material in that op-ed is correct? do you think in your opinion that the government belie
you my colleagues. cal,[applause] they are all president and ceo's dave is from the state of oklahoma. involved from the manufacturing perspective on the impact of oil and natural gas. and last and not least, our friend general jim jones. would you please stand? [applause] i think many of you know the general well. he probably needs no introduction as the foreman -- former national security adviser of the president. a very distinguished career. today, he has a consulting group and works at the bipartisan policy center. it will be releasing next month a significant contribution. let's give everyone a round of applause. dili the head table today for being with us. -- particularly the head table today for being with us. with the newly elected congress, we stand on the threshold of a new year, one that presents tremendous opportunities to move forward to build our economy and to create the jobs for those americans who are still looking for work. the oil and natural gas industry has been a bright spot over the past few years. a sluggish economic growth. let me say we are ready to do even m
of representatives republicans have seen the foundation of their into cal strategy called question. guest: republicans have to do some soul searching. first why did they lose the election. a lot were shocked how easily barack obama won. host: you thought romney was going to win? guest: i did. i was wrong. i was not only wrong i was darn wrong. we were wrong by quite a bit. i think that from a republican standpoint they have to understood this is a game of multiplication and addition, not subtraction and division. the more we -- we have to reinvent ourselves so we are doing a better job appealing to wider ethic groups and we also our message has to be better. we have to take our message to more people. we kept the house representatives but didn't win the overall vote for conscious shall -- congressional districts. we have a definite situation that we have to understand. i think that party leaders get that. i think that john boehner gets it and mitch mcconnell gets it and the chairman of the r.n.c. going through a full review of what happened and how to do better. it's not just a tactical p
be another type of spam filter. >>> and if you're looking to escape the cold, cal jet air is now offering flights out of oakland international airport to mexico. planes bound for the airport will leave fridays and mondays at 8:15 at night. there's a red eye for you. it's going to arrive at the destination at 12:15 the next morning. round trip flights start at $499. >>> if you are traveling out of san francisco international airport this weekend, get ready, because you might run into delays. the airport has shut down one of its main run ways for safety upgrades. those closures are going to last through the weekend, until 8:00 a.m. monday, which could mean delays of up to 45 minutes for departing flights. this is the first of three weekend closures this month. >>> well, many people flocked to the coast to see the highest tides of the year. king tides are created by swings in the gravitational field between the earth and the moon. the tides peaked on thursday, putting beach areas that are normally accessible to visitors under water. in san leandro, alameda and sausalito. tides also draw onlo
. saying, why are we talking about cal czar dates and not the new policy at the fed, which is substantial improvement in the labor market. >> but is that some members' frustration with the idea that we've already tied it to the unemployment rate, they're going to say look, we don't agree kind of along the lines we're worried about where things are headed? i mean it sounds to me like toy are starting to see some real pushback. >> right. it's along two separate lines. there's the normal economic division. you can see that by looking at the fed's economic projections. you can see where how many members are where they are for 2013, nobody really is looking for much more than a 7% unemployment rate. this year, which i guess under that -- if those forecasts end up being correct, the fed would go on and do qe-2 the whole year. how much is a different question. >> they wouldn't taper the purchases toward the end of the year? >> they could taper it, that's one response. the issue becomes, barry, setting expectations. right? you've got to set expectations for how long. and how much. and this balanc
of what it is translating at all. the beauty of the statistics cal machine translation which is what we use is we can go from any language to any language, if a small amount of time, we'll end up with a situation 100 languages into another 100 languages for all ofhe content if the world. the question is how does this affect things in the middle east? it affects everything beuse a lot of conflicts in the world an especially wars have been created because of a lack of understanding. one of the comments would be, was that there is a large body of arabic language work that has never been translated into anything. almost none of that is online. all of a sudden if we can put all of that stuff online, sort of the notion of having a little bit of respect for each other is going to go a long way. >> another question coming up related. i'm from africa, what is google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at ourselves and think how have we allowed
't have any understanding of what it is translating at all. the beauty of the statistics cal machine translation which is what we use is we can go from any language to any language, if a small amount of time, we'll end up with a situation 100 languages into another 100 languages for all of the content if the world. the question is how does this affect things in the middle east? it affects everything because a lot of conflicts in the world an especially wars have been created because of a lack of understanding. one of the comments would be, was that there is a large body of arabic language work that has never been translated into anything. almost none of that is online. all of a sudden if we can put all of that stuff online, sort of the notion of having a little bit of respect for each other is going to go a long way. >> another question coming up related. i'm from africa, what is google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at oursel
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